The annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year Competition, which is run by the Royal Museums Greenwich, had over 4500 entries this year from amateur and professional astrophotographers from around the world. The RMG just announced this week that they have shortlisted the entries from which the final winners will be announced on September 15th:

Here is a video about the 2016 competition:

Here is last year’s winning image in the aurora category was Silk Skies©  by Jamen Percy:

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